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Riverfront Home on 40 Private Acres, Five Minutes from New River Trail

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River Mist Retreat (mere steps to the New River).

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fries house description

If you're looking for that perfect mountain escape where you can kick back by the New River, River Mist Retreat is just the place for you. With 2500 feet of river frontage and forty secluded private acres, it offers endless opportunities for relaxation. While sipping your morning coffee on the front deck, you can watch the mist rise off the river and often spot a nesting eagle or a timid deer crossing through the yard. Many enjoyable hours can be spent canoeing, fishing, or tubing in the river. The spacious home includes a master bedroom with a private deck that overlooks the river, a well equipped kitchen, gas grill, 2 TVs with Netflix streaming, Wifi, and DVD player. Linens are provided.









Keywords: House, River front, New River, New River Trail, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Fishing, Bluegrass, Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Crooked Trail, Bird Watching

Property Type

  • House
  • 1864 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Well behaved pets are considered on a case by case basis....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                There is a minimum age limit of 25....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                8...moreless

              • Dining
              • Kitchen
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Pantry Items
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking
              • Fireplace
              • Living Room
              • Heating

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Netflix Streaming Subscription for family room flat screen TV and master flat screen TV...moreless

              • Foosball
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Porch / Veranda

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

                  • Waterfront

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Medical Services
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Cycling
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Cinemas
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Equestrian Events
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  May 17 - Sep 5, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,200
                  Late Summer 2014
                  Sep 6 - Oct 3, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,100
                  Fall 2014
                  Oct 4 - Nov 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,200
                  Winter
                  Dec 1 - Mar 27, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $140
                  $850 $1,200
                  Spring 2015
                  Mar 28 - May 22, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $150
                  $950
                  Summer 2015
                  May 23 - Sep 11, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,200
                  Late Summer 2015
                  Sep 12 - Sep 25, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,100
                  Fall 2015
                  Sep 26 - Nov 29, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $185
                  $1,200
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 10.3%

                  Notes:

                  Pet fees are extra.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/22/2014
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                  Location

                  89 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Roanoke Regional Airport

                  Car: Necessary

                  The tranquil town of Fries is located in Grayson County Virginia on the banks of the New River, one of the American Heritage Rivers. Fries is a 2 hour drive from Charlotte, N.C., 1 1/2 hours from Winston-Salem, N.C. and Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, and 5 ½ hours from Washington DC. Local events include the Galax and Fries Fiddler’s Conventions, Festival by the River, The Grayson Highlands Fall Festival, and the Hillsville Labor Day Gun Show and Flea Market. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy an array of activities including hiking, biking, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and horseback riding.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: We're Scott & Shannon and we both grew up in the wonderful small town of Fries. Although time and circumstance moved us away, we have always made sure to come home as often as possible to our beloved Blue Ridge Mountains.

                  Why the Owner Chose Fries:
                  We purchased River Mist Retreat from family in 2009 so that we would have a place of our own to entertain family and friends during our visits home. We have a special connection to this property as we shared many picnics here while we were dating.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The property is truly a relaxing retreat. It's secluded with enough ammenities to keep you occupied (hammocks, a firepit, horse shoes, volley ball, playhouses, the creek, and the river). The head of the New River Trail in downtown Fries is five minutes from our property. As an old railroad line, the terrain of the New River Trail is gently sloped without hills, making it perfect for visitors off all ages to hike, bike, and ride horseback. For adventure seekers, canoes, kayaks, and tubes can be rented from Riverside Outfitters or Blue Cat on the New. Several guests have enjoyed a four hour float from the public boat landing at Riverside on Route 94 back to River Mist Retreat. We hope that our guests enjoy Misty River Retreat as much as we do and create memories to treasure!


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • River Mist Retreat (mere steps to the  New River).

                    River Mist Retreat (mere steps to the New River).

                  • Living Room with flat screen TV, DVD player, and movies.

                    Living Room with flat screen TV, DVD player, and movies.

                  • Dining room with seating for eight.

                    Dining room with seating for eight.

                  • View from master bedroom deck.

                    View from master bedroom deck.

                  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed and gas fireplace.

                    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed and gas fireplace.

                  • View from deck.

                    View from deck.

                  • Mist rising off the river.

                    Mist rising off the river.

                  • Fishing in front of the house.

                    Fishing in front of the house.

                  • View up river from the front yard.

                    View up river from the front yard.

                  • Log play houses for the little ones.

                    Log play houses for the little ones.

                  • Beautiful Stevens Creek flows through the property.

                    Beautiful Stevens Creek flows through the property.

                  • The historic Fries dam constructed in 1901.

                    The historic Fries dam constructed in 1901.

                  • River Mist Retreat

                    River Mist Retreat

                  • Well equipped kitchen.

                    Well equipped kitchen.

                  • Master bedroom with deck overlooking river.

                    Master bedroom with deck overlooking river.

                  • Second upstairs bedroom with ceiling fan.

                    Second upstairs bedroom with ceiling fan.

                  • Spiral staircase.

                    Spiral staircase.

                  • The summer kitchen.

                    The summer kitchen.

                  • Enjoy a picnic lunch in the front yard.

                    Enjoy a picnic lunch in the front yard.

                  • View down river from the front yard.

                    View down river from the front yard.

                  • Olympic size volleyball court.

                    Olympic size volleyball court.

                  • A happy customer!

                    A happy customer!

                  • A campfire by the river is the perfect ending to the day!

                    A campfire by the river is the perfect ending to the day!

                  • A fun day of canoeing on The New. Two outfitters are five minutes away.

                    A fun day of canoeing on The New. Two outfitters are five minutes away.

                  VRBO #412229

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

                  $140 - $185 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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